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State Lawmaker From Montgomery County Charges Hogan With Using Trump-Like Tactics; County Candidates Flock Toward Public Financing

News, announcements and other helpful links for Thursday morning
06/08/17

Challenger Unseats Incumbent in Town of Kensington Election

First-time council member says he’ll push for better communication with town residents
06/06/17

Toddler Drowns in Montgomery Village Lake; 'Free-Range Parenting' Mom to Run For County Council

News, announcements and other helpful links for Monday morning
06/05/17

Berliner To Announce Run for County Executive Next Week

County Council president will be the third Democrat to formally enter the race
06/01/17

Trone Donates to Legal Fund To Assist Local Families Potentially Impacted by Trump’s Proposed Travel Ban

Potomac businessman provides an initial $100,000 grant to the Catholic Legal Immigration Network
06/01/17

Two School Board Members Considering County Council Races

Smondrowski, Ortman-Fouse say they’re focused on current roles but could consider change
05/31/17

Raskin Continues To Question Kushner’s Security Clearance

Congressman called report about Trump’s son-in-law seeking a back channel to communicate with Russian officials “astonishing”
05/31/17

State Legislators Rail Against Hogan’s Paid Sick Leave Veto

Democratic elected officials at Kensington event said they would work to override veto when General Assembly reconvenes in January
05/31/17

County Agrees To Settle Silver Spring Transit Center Lawsuit

Contractors to pay $25 million after structural problems caused cost overruns and delayed bus depot’s opening
05/30/17

Political Musical Chairs Coming to Montgomery County

Term limits and Rep. John Delaney’s possible run for governor create a Democratic political vacuum with dozens of incumbents jockeying for new positions
05/24/17

Gansler Tests Waters For Gubernatorial Run; County Residents Fall Victim to 'Movie Money' Scam

News, announcements and other helpful links for Wednesday morning
05/24/17

County Council Member Gets Testy Before Approving Fossil Fuel Divestment Resolution

George Leventhal criticizes Roger Berliner’s council leadership
05/16/17

Updated - Khan Announces Run for District 39 Delegate Seat

The 29-year-old has been a Democratic activist for years
05/15/17

Hogan Requests Legal Maneuver To Compel Purple Line Judge To Make Decision in Ongoing Lawsuit

Governor warns further delays will cost Maryland millions of dollars
05/11/17

More Requests Made for County-Maintained Email Address Lists

Political advocacy group, community coalition and former political candidate who now has a podcast have requested the lists of tens of thousands of email addresses
05/11/17

Planning Board Candidate Faces Criticism for Years-Old Blog Posts Poking Fun at Bethesda

Seventh State blog republishes Dan Reed’s tongue-in-cheek writing comparing Bethesda, Silver Spring
05/10/17

Rockville City Council Plans To Move Forward With Immigration Ordinance Next Month

Proposal to codify the city’s existing policy of not having police enforce federal immigration laws drew divided testimony at a public hearing in March
05/10/17

Madaleno Says He’ll Run for Governor

Montgomery County state senator enters what is likely to be a crowded field of Democratic challengers
05/08/17

Leggett Says Legal System Worked in Rockville High Rape Case

Montgomery County executive decries stereotyping of immigrant community after rape charges dropped against one teen; MCPS superintendent says district would find an alternate site to educate both of the accused if they returned to school
05/05/17

Elrich Bill Aims To Put Recordation Tax Burden on High-Value Buildings

Apartment, office building owners strongly oppose proposed change
05/04/17
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